/ əʊks /


  1. the Oaks
    a horse race for fillies held annually at Epsom since 1779: one of the classics of English flat racing
  2. any of various similar races

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Oaks1

named after an estate near Epsom

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Example Sentences

In a 2009 interview, Church apostle Dallin H. Oaks held that the Church “does not have a position” on that point.

At one community fair, in Thousand Oaks, Ruby met a man, a wrestler, who would become her next husband.

He barricaded himself inside a vacant cabin on Seven Oaks Road, just off Highway 38.

A listener from Thousand Oaks put me in touch with the Dachshund rescue center where I adopted Lisa-Marie.

The median home price in River Oaks, Houston, is $931,000, according to this Realtor website.

Children freshly befurbelowed, were gathering for their games under the oaks.

The old owl no longer hooted, and the water-oaks had ceased to moan as they bent their heads.

The mainland of the great northern cove and the eastern side of the Islands were thick with trees: oaks, buckeye, willows, madroo.

There was then a great deal of old timber about the place and a long avenue of oaks, besides three large cherry orchards.

The large soft leaves and the pendent moss of the oaks were gray with dust, but the shade was cool and delicious.





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